Field Canvasser - Portland + Bangor, ME

Canvass · Portland, Maine
Department Canvass
Employment Type Full-time, Temporary
Compensation $17/hour

MPA is hiring field canvassers in the Portland and Bangor areas to engage with Mainers door-to-door around progressive issues this May - August. 

If you have excellent communication skills already, or a positive attitude and the self-motivation to acquire excellent communication skills through practice, then we want you!

Limited-term positions start May 1st and run through August, with opportunity for permanent position.

Shifts 2:00pm-10:00pm Monday – Friday.

Pay starts at $17 per hour, plus bonuses and paid time off, with potential for advancement. 

Position based in our Portland and Bangor offices. 

The mission of Maine People’s Alliance is to create a world where everyone has what they need, contributes what they can, and no one is left behind.

By forming a community with people from all walks of life, we build power, inspire new leaders, heal divisions—particularly across lines of race—and win campaigns that change what is politically possible.

With more than 32,000 members across Maine, MPA is the state's largest community action organization.

Over the past three decades, MPA has worked to build a powerful statewide grassroots movement for progressive social change, serving as a leader in state campaigns for expanded health care access, toxics use reduction, affordable housing, universal home care, clean elections reform, racial justice, immigrant rights, a higher minimum wage, and tax fairness, among others.

MPA is dedicated to providing Maine people with the tools, knowledge, skills, and opportunity to become involved in the decision-making processes that affect their lives.


MPA is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location
    Portland, Maine
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-time, Temporary
  • Compensation